Saalbach Hinterglemm Ski Resort

Saalbach ski resort is connected with Hinterglemm making a superb skiing area offering traditional and contemporary accommodation in a lively and vibrant environment.

Saalbach ski resort is a beautiful Tirolean village and, unlike most Austrian ski resorts, the lifts run into the centre of the village. Often paired with neighbouring ski resort Hinterglemm, the large, well-linked ski area is great for all abilities and has an impressive lift system with the highest proportion of fast lifts of any major ski resort in the world.

Saalbach ski resort has a large number of bars in the village attracting a variety of crowds and keeping the entertainment going throughout the evening.

Call our ski experts today to find out more about Saalbach ski resort.

Saalbach-Hinterglemm Transfer Time
Map Marker 1h 30m

Best For...

  • All abilities
  • Après ski
  • Traditional Alpine charm

Resort Statistics

  • Resort Altitude 1,000m
  • Skiing Altitude 2,100m
  • Total Ski Area 270km
  • Lifts 70
  • Blue Runs 140km
  • Red Runs 112km
  • Black Runs 18km
  • Cross Country 12km

Ski Accommodation in Saalbach, Austria

Our collection of Saalbach ski accommodation has been hand-picked by our ski experts. Whether you’re looking for a luxury escape, a boutique hotel or something suitable for the whole family, our experts would be delighted to help you find the perfect accommodation for your ski holiday.

Ski accommodation
Ski Areas in Saalbach

Ski Areas in Saalbach

Boasting fascinating landscapes, endless runs and fantastic snow, Saalbach Hinterglemm ski resorts offers a lot of fun skiing opportunities. With more than 60 ski huts, numerous snow parks and toboggan runs, there is simply something for every visitor to the area. Saalbach Hinterglemm is one of the most diverse ski areas and one of Austria’s hidden gems.

Skiing in Saalbach

Skiing in Saalbach

The extensive ski area that forms around the villages of Saalbach Hinterglemm creates a circuit that results in the ability to ski from valley to valley and piste to piste throughout the day. Saalbach ski resort is great for intermediates with its sunny south-facing slopes and some long red and blue runs. For the more advanced, there is more challenging terrain around the north-facing side, including the 4km long Nordabfahrt run. With a revamped lift system most of the resort’s lifts are fast and efficient, meaning that you can keep skiing until your heart’s content.

Snowboarding in Saalbach

Snowboarding in Saalbach

Great for boarders, Saalbach ski resort has an extensive network of linked slopes and a variety of terrain that will be enjoyed by all abilities. The off-piste is also desirable when the conditions permit. There is also a terrain park with its own lift which is open until the early evening.

Ski Schools in Saalbach

Ski Schools in Saalbach

With many ski schools and instructors to choose between, there really is something for everybody.

We’ve partnered with New Generation and Oxygène and highly recommend their services. All of our partners offer fantastic lessons for all skiing ability levels.

Book your ski lessons with our recommended suppliers. If you’re travelling during a peak week be sure to book in advance.

Restaurants in Saalbach

Restaurants in Saalbach

Most of the local restaurants are situated in hotels. The Kohlmais Stub’n in Saalbach is at the foot of the slopes and has a charming ambience and creative, regional food. Hotel Peter’s restaurant serves great meat dishes cooked on hot stones in an atmospheric setting. The many eateries of the Alpenhotel, including Italian and Chinese, are worth a try.

Après Ski in Saalbach

Après Ski in Saalbach

One of the most infamous bars is Hinterhag Alm where the party starts and continues down into town to Bauer’s Schi-Alm, an old cow shed with attached umbrella bars. The uniquely renovated medieval jail that is now Zum Turm is an interesting place to have a drink after a long day. The nightlife is much quieter in Hinterglemm but Hinterhag is a fun, goat-themed bar that is a great place to enjoy a drink off the mountain.

Best Après Ski in Saalbach
Non-Skiers in Saalbach


For those that aren’t looking to go skiing there are plenty of beautiful walks to be had. Both of the villages are also perfect for exploring and there is the opportunity to go on toboggan runs and day trips to Salzburg.

Map of Saalbach-Hinterglemm

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